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'UN development goals not easy to achieve'
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) India will find it difficult to achieve the millennium development goals (MDGs) set for 2015 by the UN as people engaged in traditional jobs were becoming dependent on 'welfare schemes', said an official here Monday.

Monday, July 02, 2007 7:22:22 PM

Posco supporters block Orissa roads
Jagatsinghpur (Orissa), July 2 (IANS) Hundreds of demonstrators, supporting a proposed project of South Korean steel major Posco in Orissa, blocked two roads in the state's Jagatsinghpur district Monday, demanding protection from those opposing the project.

Monday, July 02, 2007 7:10:28 PM

General Motors sales jump by 43 percent in June
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Banking on the success of the Chevrolet brand, General Motors (GM) India registered a growth of 43 percent in sales in June as compared to the corresponding period last year.

Monday, July 02, 2007 6:27:21 PM

Indian IT sector posts $40 bn revenue in 2006-07
Bangalore, July 2 (IANS) Driven by a strong export growth and a healthy domestic market, the Indian IT industry posted a record revenue of $40 billion in fiscal 2006-07, registering a 31 percent growth.

Monday, July 02, 2007 6:05:46 PM

India's exports top 20 percent in April, May
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) India's merchandise exports were up 20.37 percent in the first two months of the current fiscal even as the government feared a dip in the growth due to a rising rupee that make exports dearer in dollar terms.

Monday, July 02, 2007 6:02:52 PM

Delhi-Mumbai corridor project gains momentum
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The ambitious project to build a $90 billion Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) jointly by India and Japan reached an advanced stage of negotiations Monday with the visit of a high-powered business delegation led by Japanese Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Akira Amari.

Monday, July 02, 2007 6:01:08 PM

Marriott to triple its India properties by 2010
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Global hotel chain Marriott International Monday said it will piggyback on India's fast-growing hospitality industry and triple its hotels projects to 21 properties by 2010.

Monday, July 02, 2007 5:41:09 PM

Mukherjee to head ministerial group on aviation
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee will head the group of ministers on aviation and the new policy for the sector has been referred to the panel for deliberations, an official statement said Monday.

Monday, July 02, 2007 5:26:55 PM

Decision on Sasan power project deferred agai
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) A decision on the 4,000 MW Sasan mega power project in Madhya Pradesh was once again deferred Monday, just three days before the expiry of bids after a ministerial group failed to decide if the winner can get the contract.

Monday, July 02, 2007 4:58:59 PM

Pranab goes to Ethiopia Tuesday
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee goes to Ethiopia, Africa's second largest country, Tuesday on a four-day visit - his first trip to an African country since he became foreign minister late last year.

Monday, July 02, 2007 4:47:47 PM

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